Aug 07, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    MUS 212 - American Musical Theatre


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the origins and development of the musical from Show Boat to the present. Emphasis is placed on the investigation of the structure of the musical and its components through listening and analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 213 - Opera and Musical Theatre


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the origins and development of opera and musical theatre from the works of Claudio Monteverdi to the present. Emphasis is placed on how the structure and components of opera and musicals effect dramaturgy through listening examples and analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate analytical and listening skills in understanding both opera and the musical.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 214 - Electronic Music I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides an opportunity to study and explore various electronic instruments and devices. Emphasis is placed on fundamental MIDI applications and implementation, features and application of sequences, sound modules, and digital keyboards. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency by creation of appropriate musical projects using the equipment and techniques covered.

    Prerequisites: MUS 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 215 - Electronic Music II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 214 . Emphasis is placed on advanced MIDI applications and implementation and continued work with sequencers, sound modules, and digital keyboards. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency by creation of appropriate musical projects using the equipment and techniques covered.

    Prerequisites: MUS 214 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 217 - Elementary Conducting


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course introduces the basic patterns and skills for conducting instrumental and vocal groups. Emphasis is placed on conducting beat patterns, expressive gestures, fermatas, accents, tempos, and rehearsal techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the above skills by conducting vocal and/or instrumental groups.

    Prerequisites: MUS 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 221 - Music Theory III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a comprehensive study of chromatic harmony. Emphasis is placed on advanced voice leading tasks, part writing, and analysis of chord progressions, modulations, and large-scale forms. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, notate, and analyze an array of chromatic chords, recognize the function and movement of chromatic harmonies, identify modulatory procedures, analyze formal structures including, but not limited to, binary, ternary, sonata, and rondo.

    Prerequisites: MUS 122 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 222 - Music Theory IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an advanced study of chromatic harmony, scale systems, and an introduction to twentieth-century music. Emphasis is placed on advanced part writing and analysis of chromatic harmony and basic twentieth-century compositional and analytical techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze complex chord progressions, advanced modulations, and elemental serial procedures; build an array of synthetic scales; and identify characteristics of twentieth-century topics including, but not limited to, atonality, serialism, minimalism, indeterminacy, and electronic music.

    Prerequisites: MUS 221 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 225 - Aural Skills III


    (Coll/Trans)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course provides advanced aural skills training in diatonicism and basic aural skills training in chromaticism. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight singing and ear training skills in complex rhythmic patterns, diatonic melodies and harmonies, and basic chromaticism. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize any solmization system while sight singing diatonic melodies with functional and non-functional chromaticism, fluently read music in multiple clefs in addition to treble and bass, identify modulations, perform complex rhythmic patterns in various meters, and dictate tonal melodies and harmonies including chromaticism.

    Prerequisites: MUS 126 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MUS 226 - Aural Skills IV


    (Coll/Trans)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course provides advanced aural skills training in diatonicism and chromaticism. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight singing and ear training skills in chromatic melodies, chromatic harmonies, and complex rhythmic patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize any solmization system while sight singing melodies containing significant chromaticism; fluently read music in multiple clefs, including treble, bass, alto, and tenor; perform and dictate rhythmic patterns in irregular and changing meters; and dictate diatonic and chromatic melodies and harmonic progressions.

    Prerequisite:  MUS 225 .  Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 231 - Chorus III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 132 . Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 132 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S, On demand)
  
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    MUS 232 - Chorus IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 231 . Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 231 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 233 - Band III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 134 . Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 134 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 234 - Band IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 233 . Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 233 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 235 - Jazz Ensemble III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 136 . Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 136 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 236 - Jazz Ensemble IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 235 . Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 235 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 237 - Orchestra III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of  MUS 138 .  Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 138 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MUS 238 - Orchestra IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 237 .  Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 237 . Corequisites:  None
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MUS 241 - Ensemble III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 142 . Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 142 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MUS 242 - Ensemble IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 241 . Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of styles of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 241 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 251 - Class Music III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 152 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 152 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 251G - Class Music III - Guitar


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 152G . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 152 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 251P - Class Music III-Piano


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 152P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 152 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 251V - Class Music III-Voice


    (Coll/Tran)
    This course is a continuation of MUS 152V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 152 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 252 - Class Music IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 251 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 251 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 252G - Class Music IV - Guitar


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 251G . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 251 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 252P - Class Music IV - Piano


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 251P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequistes:  MUS 251 .  Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 252V - Class Music IV - Voice


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a continuation of MUS 251V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 251 ,  Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MUS 253 - Big Band


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course includes the Big Band instrumentation of five saxes, four trumpets, four trombones, and four-piece rhythm section (bass, piano, drums, and guitar).  Emphasis is placed on learning the repertoire specifically written for Big Band instrumentation.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in performance of Big Band music.
     

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MUS 261 - Applied Music III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261B - Applied Music III-Brass


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162B . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261D - Applied Music III-Percussion


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162D . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261G - Applied Music III-Guitar


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162G . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261P - Applied Music III-Piano


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261V - Applied Music III-Voice


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 261W - Applied Music III-Woodwinds


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 162W . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 162 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262 - Applied Music IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262B - Applied Music IV-Brass


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261B . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262G - Applied Music IV-Guitar


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261G . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262P - Applied Music IV-Piano


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262V - Applied Music IV - Voice


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 262W - Applied Music IV - Woodwinds


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is a continuation of MUS 261W . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 261 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MUS 273 - Opera Production III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of an opera.  Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing operas of various musical periods with an emphasis on stagecraft.  Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position in a college opera production. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

    Prerequisite:  MUS 174 . Corequisite:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MUS 274 - Opera Production IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of an opera.  Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing operas of various musical periods with an emphasis on rehearsal and performance techniques.  Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position in a college opera production.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 273 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MUS 281 - Show Choir III


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides advanced training in dance/voice-based performance and in the nuances of preparation for such pop/jazz/theatre performances. Emphasis is placed on development of advanced skills necessary for professional group choral performance and the technical skills necessary for the execution of such performances. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the advanced competencies necessary to perform the assigned literature in various venues and under various professional conditions.

    Prerequisites: MUS 182 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MUS 282 - Show Choir IV


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides advanced training in dance/voice-based pop/jazz/theatre performances and is the capstone course in a four-semester series. Emphasis is placed on refinement of advanced skills necessary for professional group choral performance and the technical skills necessary for the execution of such performances. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a mastery of the skills necessary to plan and perform the assigned literature in various venues and under various professional conditions.

    Prerequisites: MUS 281 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MUS 283 - Varied Cultures/Musical Perf


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides an opportunity for music students to experience various musical cultures and to perform in public venues for audiences in these cultures. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and on the musically historical information that characterizes the specific culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify new culturally-based musical concepts and will have experiences in working with other cultures and in culturally-reflective environments.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: MUS 181  or MUS 182  or MUS 281  or MUS 282 .
    When Offered: (S - Invitation only)
  
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    NET 125 - Introduction to Networks


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. Topics include introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations.  Upon completion, students should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    NET 126 - Routing Basics


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs).  Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists.  Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs.

    Prerequisites: NET 125 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    NET 175 - Wireless Technology


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the student to wireless technology and interoperability with different communication protocols.  Topics include Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Wireless Mark-up language (WML), link manager, service discovery protocol, transport layer and frequency band. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss in written and oral form protocols and procedures required for different wireless applications.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    NET 225 - Routing & Switching I


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, STP, and VTP. Emphasis will be placed on application and demonstration of skills acquired in pre-requisite courses. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and configuration, STP, VLANs, and VTP

    Prerequisites: NET 126 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    NET 226 - Routing and Switching II


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN, and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems, TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon completion, students should be able to provide solutions for network routing problems, identify ISDN protocols, and describe the Spanning Tree protocol.

    Prerequisites:  NET 225 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    NET 240 - Network Design


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the principles of the design of LANs and WANs.  Topics include network architecture, transmission systems, traffic management, bandwidth requirements, Internet working devices, redundancy, and broad-band versus base-band systems.  Upon completion, students should be able to design a network to meet specified business and technical requirements.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    NET 241 - Introduction to VOIP


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces students to the terms and definitions of analog phone systems and voice over internet protocol (VOIP) networks and how to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot said networks. Topics include configuring and maintaining an internet protocol (IP) telephony system, provisioning phones and users, configuring call features, and establishing voicemail over VOIP networks. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the terms and definitions of VOIP as well as configure and maintain an IP telephony system, provision phones and users, configure call features and voicemail.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    NET 289 - Networking Project


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant networking project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

    Prerequisites:  CTI 110 CTI 120 CTS 115 ,NET 226 , and NET 240 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    NOS 120 - Linux/UNIX Single User


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course develops the necessary skills for students to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation.  Topics include Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities.  Upon completion, students should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    NOS 130 - Windows Single User


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems.  Topics include hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities.  Upon
    completion, students should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    NOS 230 - Windows Administration I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system. Emphasis is placed on the basic configuration of core network services, Active Directory and group policies. Upon completion, students should be able to install and configure a Windows Server operating system.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    NOS 231 - Windows Administration II


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the management of a Windows Server operating system. Emphasis is placed on the deployment of print services, network services, Active Directory, group policies and access controls. Upon completion, students should be able to deploy and manage services on a Windows Server operating system.

    Prerequisites: NOS 230 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    NUR 111 - Intro to Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 8

    This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: BIO 168 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 111AB - Intro to Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 3
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: BIO 168 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 111BB - Intro to Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 3
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course is a continuation of NUR 111AB . This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: BIO 168 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 112 - Health-Illness Concepts


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , NUR 111 , PSY 150 . Corequisites: BIO 169 , PSY 241 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 113 - Family Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , BIO 169 , ENG 111 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 114 , NUR 212 PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: BIO 275 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 114 - Holistic Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 PSY 150 . Corequisites: BIO 169 , PSY 241 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 211 - Health Care Concepts


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , BIO 169 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 114 , NUR 212 PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 212 - Health System Concepts


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 6
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of grief/loss, violence, health-wellness-illness, collaboration, managing care, safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 BIO 169 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 114 , PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 213 - Complex Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 15
    Credit Hours: 10

    This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , BIO 169 , BIO 275 , ENG 111 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 113 , NUR 114 , NUR 211 , NUR 212 , PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: ENG 112  or ENG 114 .
  
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    NUR 213AB - Complex Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 7
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , BIO 169 , BIO 275 , ENG 111 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 113 , NUR 114 , NUR 211 , NUR 212 , PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: ENG 112  or ENG 114 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    NUR 213BB - Complex Health Concepts


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 1
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 8
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course is a continuation of NUR 213AB . This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellnessillness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168 , BIO 169 , BIO 275 , ENG 111 , NUR 111 , NUR 112 , NUR 113 , NUR 114 , NUR 211 , NUR 212 , PSY 150 , PSY 241 . Corequisites: ENG 112  or ENG 114 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    OST 131 - Keyboarding


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    OST 132 - Keyboard Skill Building


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is designed to increase speed and improve accuracy in keyboarding. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic tests to identify accuracy and speed deficiencies followed by corrective drills. Upon completion, students should be able to keyboard rhythmically with greater accuracy and speed.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    OST 136 - Word Processing


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to introduce word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    OST 140 - Internet Comm/Research


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides a working knowledge of Internet usage and research for the modern office. Emphasis is placed on using search engines, email, Web sites, Web servers, communication services, and e-business to obtain information vital to the current office environment. Upon completion, students would be able to use the Internet to research any office topics required for employment.

    Prerequisites: HMT 110 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    OST 148 - Med Ins & Billing


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces fundamentals of medical insurance and billing. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

    Prerequisites: HMT 110 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    OST 149 - Medical Legal Issues


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    OST 164 - Office Editing


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    OST 181 - Office Procedures


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the skills and procedures needed in today’s office. Topics include effectively interacting with co-workers and the public, processing simple financial and informational documents, and performing functions typical of today’s offices. Upon completion, students should be able to display skills and decision-making abilities essential for functioning in the total office context.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    OST 184 - Records Management


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course includes the creation, maintenance, protection, security, and disposition of records stored in a variety of media forms. Topics include alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric filing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and maintain a records management system.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    OST 243 - Med Office Simulation


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces medical systems used to process information in the automated office. Topics include traditional and electronic information resources, storing and retrieving information, and the billing cycle. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer accurately to schedule, bill, update, and make corrections.

    Prerequisites: OST 148  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    OST 247 - Procedure Coding


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides in-depth coverage of procedural coding. Emphasis is placed on CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code procedures and services performed in a medical facility.


    Prerequisites: MED 121  and MED 122 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    OST 248 - Diagnostic Coding


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an in-depth study of diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on ICD coding system. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code diagnoses in a medical facility.


    Prerequisites: MED 121  and MED 122 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    OST 249 - Med Coding Certification Prep


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides instruction that will prepare students to sit for a national coding certification exam. Topics include diagnostic and procedural coding. Upon completion, students should be able to sit for various medical coding certification exams.

    Prerequisites: OST 247  and OST 248 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    OST 263 - Healthcare Customer Relations


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides the soft skills necessary for effective communication and maintaining customer satisfaction in healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the importance of positive attitudes, techniques for handling difficult/angry customers, rephrasing blunt communication for better results, and the communication skills required to discuss topics such as insurance and billing issues with the patient and other medical personnel. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate information in a professional manner.

    Prerequisites:   OST 148 , must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    OST 280 - Electronic Health Records


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on the use of electronic health records in medical documentation and patient management. Emphasis is placed on creating and maintaining patient medical information, scheduling patient appointments, documenting patient encounters, and billing/insurance claim processing. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the required software tasks following a patient visit from start to finish.

    Prerequisites:  CIS 110 , CIS 111 , or OST 137 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    OST 286 - Professional Development


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the personal competencies and qualities needed to project a professional image in the office. Topics include interpersonal skills, health lifestyles, appearance, attitude, personal and professional growth, multicultural awareness, and professional etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate these attributes in the classroom, office, and society.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    OST 288 - Medical Office Admin Capstone


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to be a capstone course for the medical office professional and provides a working knowledge of medical office procedures. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, practice management, electronic health records, medical office procedures, ethics, and professional development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to manage a medical office.

    Prerequisites:  OST 148  or HMT 210 , with a grade of C or higher.  Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    PED 110 - Fit and Well for Life


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S, On demand)
  
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    PED 113 - Aerobics I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces a program of cardiovascular fitness involving continuous, rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on developing cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility and on safety precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to select and implement a rhythmic aerobic exercise program.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    PED 114 - Aerobics II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course provides a continuation of a program of cardiovascular fitness involving rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on a wide variety of aerobic activities which include cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in and design a rhythmic aerobic exercise routine.

    Prerequisites: PED 113  or equivalent training or experience. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    PED 117 - Weight Training I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    PED 118 - Weight Training II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course covers advanced levels of weight training. Emphasis is placed on meeting individual training goals and addressing weight training needs and interests. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement an individualized advanced weight training program.

    Prerequisites: PED 117  or equivalent training or experience. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    PED 120 - Walking for Fitness


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces fitness through walking. Emphasis is placed on stretching, conditioning exercises, proper clothing, fluid needs, and injury prevention. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in a recreational walking program.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 121 - Walk, Jog, Run


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis is placed on walking, jogging, or running as a means of achieving fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 122 - Yoga I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces the basic discipline of yoga. Topics include proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and correct body positions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the procedures of yoga.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 123 - Yoga II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces more detailed aspects of the discipline of yoga. Topics include breathing and physical postures, relaxation, and mental concentration. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate advanced procedures of yoga.

    Prerequisites: PED 122 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    PED 124 - Run, Swim, Cycle


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course introduces the sport of the triathlon. Topics include the rules, equipment, and skills necessary for the triathlon. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in a triathlon competition.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 125 - Self-Defense-Beginning


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is designed to aid students in developing rudimentary skills in self-defense. Emphasis is placed on stances, blocks, punches, and kicks as well as non-physical means of self-defense. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic self-defense techniques of a physical and non-physical nature.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 128 - Golf-Beginning


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course emphasizes the fundamentals of golf. Topics include the proper grips, stance, alignment, swings for the short and long game, putting, and the rules and etiquette of golf. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 129 - Golf-Intermediate


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course covers the more advanced phases of golf. Emphasis is placed on refining the fundamental skills and learning more advanced phases of the games such as club selection, trouble shots, and course management. Upon completion, students should be able demonstrate the knowledge and ability to play a recreational round of golf.

    Prerequisites: PED 128  or equivalent training or experience. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    PED 130 - Tennis-Beginning


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, SU, On demand)
 

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